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Houston-based helicopter company’s $560M acquisition called off

Houston-based Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS) and Oregon-based Columbia Helicopters Inc. have called off their $560 million deal, according to a Feb. 11 press release.  The companies mutually agreed to terminate the deal, in which Bristow would hav.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

Houston-based helicopter company’s $560M acquisition called off

Houston-based Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS) and Oregon-based Columbia Helicopters Inc. have called off their $560 million deal, according to a Feb. 11 press release.  The companies mutually agreed to terminate the deal, in which Bristow would hav.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

Houston-based homebuilder expands to Dallas with parent company acquisition

Houston-based Trendmaker Homes’ parent company, Tri Pointe Group (NYSE: TPH), announced it acquired two Dallas-based homebuilders in a $60 million cash transaction Dec. 11. Homebuilder Dunhill Homes and its 55-and-up brand Nathan Carlisle Homes wil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2018

Houston-area bank to grow Texas footprint with nearly $64M acquisition

Conroe-based Spirit of Texas Bancshares Inc. SSB (Nasdaq: STXB), the holding company of Spirit of Texas Bank, announced plans to acquire Beeville, Texas-based First Beeville Financial Corp. and its subsidiary, The First National Bank of Beeville. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2018

A 61-year-old Oregon company gets a new, high-flying owner

A venerable Oregon helicopter company has a new Texas owner after a $560 million deal. Houston-based Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), which provides industrial aviation services, announced Nov. 9 it will acquire a Columbia Helicopters Inc. for $560 mi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2018

Westlake Chemical plans to buy global PVC company for $265M

Westlake Chemical Corp. (NYSE: WLK) has another acquisition lined up.  The Houston-based company and Los Angeles-based OpenGate Capital have signed an exclusivity agreement for Westlake to buy Nakan, a France-based PVC compounding solutions busin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 25th, 2018

New Houston co. created through $2.66B acquisition of EnerVest’s South Texas energy business

TPG Pace Energy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TPGE), a special purpose acquisition company launched in Fort Worth in 2017, completed its previously announced $2.66 billion deal to acquire Houston-based EnerVest Ltd.’s South Texas Division, according to a Jul.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2018

Vistra Energy to cut 300 positions at Dynegy’s Houston headquarters

Shortly after Irving, Texas-based Vistra Energy Corp. (NYSE: VST) closed on its acquisition of Houston-based Dynegy Inc., the company has disclosed local job cuts, which were not entirely unexpected. According to information released by the Texas .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 22nd, 2018

Rockwell launches joint venture for oil and gas industry, invests $250M

Rockwell Automation Inc. has launched a joint venture with an oil and gas company to create an automation solution for that industry. Milwaukee-based Rockwell (NYSE: ROK) will partner with Houston-based Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE: SLB) to create Sensi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals14 hr. 18 min. ago

Under new leadership, Lonely Planet buys Swedish company

A week after revealing a new CEO, Franklin-based Lonely Planet today announced its acquisition of ArrivalGuides, which is based in Sweden. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. A news release describes ArrivalGuides as “the world's largest distrib.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals19 hr. 3 min. ago

PivotDesk sold to SquareFoot

PivotDesk, the so-called Airbnb for office space, has been sold less than two years after it was scooped up by New York-based Industrious. This time, SquareFoot — a commercial real estate technology company — is on the buy-side of the agreement. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals19 hr. 3 min. ago

The Wall Street Journal: Amazon bolsters smart-home offerings with Eero acquisition

Amazon.com Inc. on Monday disclosed its latest bet to control the so-called smart home, adding to its fold a company that offers a Wi-Fi system that ditches the traditional router......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 12th, 2019

Oregon firm buys Boston-area robotics company for $385M

Oregon thermal imaging company Flir Systems, in buyer mode for the past several months, has revealed its biggest acquisition to date. Flir announced its intent to purchase Endeavor Robotics Holdings Inc. for $385 million. Endeavor, based in Chelmsfor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 11th, 2019

Canada-Based TerrAscend Expands Into US Through Apothecarium Acquisition

Canadian cannabis company TerrAscend Corp. (OTC: TRSSF) is expanding south of the border and establishing a presence in the U.S. through the acquisition of California-based retailer Apothecarium. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 11th, 2019

Cincinnati’s second-largest private company makes acquisition

Greater Cincinnati’s second-largest private company has acquired a firm with operations in Mississippi and Alabama in an effort to expand its geographic footprint to the Gulf Coast. Montgomery-based Reladyne, which provides lubricants, fuels, d.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 6th, 2019

Houston-based energy tech co. sees demand for carbon capture

The company owns the technology behind some of the largest carbon capture units in the world......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 5th, 2019

Florida company acquires St. Louis-based sports ball manufacturer

Boca Raton, Florida-based Gladiator Lacrosse LLC has acquired All Ball Pro, a sports ball manufacturer that supplies equipment to collegiate and professional lacrosse programs across the U.S. The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 4th, 2019

Enterprise closes on acquisition of Silicon Valley tech company

Enterprise Holdings said Monday that it has closed on its acquisition of Deem, a San Francisco-based technology company. Terms weren't disclosed. Enterprise has been a minority investor in Deem since 2016.  Deem’s software includes online book.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 29th, 2019

New Houston VC, accelerator group partners with energy giants

The for-profit group already has one company in its portfolio: Houston-based Nesh, which develops a smart assistant for oil and gas companies......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 28th, 2019

Pending close suggests Brexit might not be so bad for U.K. dealmaking

Manhattan-based private equity firm Apollo Global Management is nearing a $3.8 billion acquisition of London-based packaging company RPC Group—a sign that the U.K.’s messy exit from the European... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 24th, 2019

Redwood Logistics Gains Foothold In Southeast With LTX Solutions Acquisition

Redwood Logistics announced its acquisition of Atlanta-based LTX Solutions today, which will allow the growing logistics company to strengthen its core less-than-truckload business and increase its presence across the Southeast. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 23rd, 2019